Friday, September 03, 2010

Military


When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one. ~Epitaph of Leonard P. Matlovich, 1988

Friday, August 27, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Brother


Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. ~Marc Brown

Just spent 10 days with my nephews. Sibling rivalry is a mix of challenges and sharing.

Friday, July 30, 2010

The Sea



The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. ~Jacques Cousteau

Friday, July 23, 2010

Walking


My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. ~Ellen DeGeneres

Friday, July 16, 2010

Fear



Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. ~George Sewell

Friday, July 09, 2010

Summer Day



A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent

Friday, July 02, 2010

Solo Travel



To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. ~Freya Stark

Friday, June 25, 2010

Linked


Today the fate of humankind is even more crucially linked than ever before. The boundaries between the problems of "others" and "our" problems are being increasingly erased. ~Janez Drnovsek

Friday, June 18, 2010

Optimist



The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. ~Peter Ustinov

Friday, June 11, 2010

Accommodation



If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement. ~Jimmy Carter

Friday, June 04, 2010

Artists



We eat up artists like there's going to be a famine at the end. ~Nikki Giovanni

Friday, May 28, 2010

No War


Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come. ~Carl Sandburg

Friday, May 21, 2010

Free



If you are free, you are not predictable and you are not controllable. ~June Jordan

Friday, May 14, 2010

Dreams



All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams. ~Elias Canetti

Friday, May 07, 2010

The Edge



Life is like a stroll on the beach...as near to the edge as I can go. ~Thoreau

Friday, April 30, 2010

Fun


If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. ~Katharine Hepburn

Friday, April 23, 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010

Liberation



This moving away from comfort and security, this stepping out into what is unknown, uncharted, and shaky - that's called liberation. ~Pema Chödrön

Friday, April 09, 2010

Dyke


I can't help looking gay. I put on a dress and people say, "Who's the dyke in the dress? ~Karen Ripley

Friday, April 02, 2010

Believe


All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to - act as if it were impossible to fail. ~Dorothea Brande


Happy Easter!

Friday, March 26, 2010

Anger


Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness. ~Naomi Campbell

Friday, March 19, 2010

Siblings

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. ~Vietnamese Proverb

Friday, March 12, 2010

Let Go


When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. ~Lao Tzu

Friday, March 05, 2010

Silence


There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Friday, February 26, 2010

Truth


Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it. ~Claude Adrien Helvetius

Friday, February 19, 2010

Travel

Travel is more than the seeing of sights. It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. ~Miriam Beard

Friday, February 12, 2010

Love


Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
~Jean Anouilh

Happy Valentine's Day to All!

Friday, February 05, 2010

Desire


Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. ~Epicurus

Friday, January 29, 2010

Twins


There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins. ~Josh Billings

Friday, January 22, 2010

Jealousy


Jealousy is all the fun you think they had. ~Erica Jong

Friday, January 15, 2010

Take a Chance

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Winter


I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood. ~Bill Watterson